Alex Carneiro


Alex Carneiro is a published health author, Denver-based personal trainer and fitness consultant, fitness cover model, former IFBB pro, and Optimum Nutrition-sponsored athlete. He holds a bachelor's degree in kinesiology and nutrition. Carneiro has spent the last decade educating others about the meaning of fitness, health, and a healthy mind. In 2017, Carneiro launched his first book, "Fitting In: The Mask of Health," to bring awareness to the ways in which society views health. He is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.



  • The Real Reasons You're Not Getting Bigger

    Building muscle is a more popular goal than ever, for a wider range of people than ever. But that doesn't make bulking any easier. Are these common mistakes keeping you from growing?

  • How Much Do You Really Know About Building Abs?

    There's more than one misconception about how to develop those golden chiseled abs. Here are seven things you might not understand about ab training.

  • How To Get Abs To Show And The Reasons They Don't

    If you've been putting in the work to get your abs to show but aren't seeing results, you may be making these 6 mistakes that are holding your abs back.

  • Fat-Loss Blunders: 8 Reasons You're Not Losing Body Fat

    Countless people are in the gym to cut body fat, but not everybody succeeds. If you're having trouble dropping weight, you might be committing one of these fat-loss fatalities!

  • 10 Ways To Stay Lean Year-Round

    Getting in great shape is half the battle; the other half is staying that way. Ditch the on-season/offseason mentality and learn how to stay ripped year-round!

  • 5 Better Ways To Burn Fat

    If you want to get lean for the summer, you need to read these 5 tips!

  • The Beginner's Foolproof Guide To Six-Pack Abs

    Building your abs requires more than just nailing the best exercises. Here's how to build up your six-pack musculature while chiseling your midsection!

  • Avoid These 5 Weight-Loss Pitfalls!

    Dropping body fat isn't as easy as just working out and eating right. Misinformation can quickly lead to slip-ups and pitfalls. Avoid them with these 5 tips!

  • Physique Training: 5 Keys To An Aesthetic Body

    Building a proportional, symmetrical body takes a special kind of training. It requires more than just pulling heavy deadlifts—it's an art. Here's a guide to creating your own statuesque physique!

  • The Fit Person's Guide To Social Media

    With as much time as folks spend on social media, it's a wonder anyone has time to get in shape. Or so you might think. Here's how social media can actually help you stay on track and meet your fitness goals!

  • Arms By Alex: Strong Biceps And Triceps Workout

    Forget small-arms fire. It's time to turn your guns into cannons. Alex Carneiro's video workout will help you build bulging biceps and horseshoe triceps.